Matisse Montages

Our caterpillars have now moved to their new home in the chrysalis station.

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We have been researching the artist Henri Matisse. We know that he liked to use bright colours and ¬†cut out shapes to create montages. One of his most famous pieces was called ‘The Snail.’ ¬†Luisa’s family very kindly donated some canvases to our class so we decided to recreate our own montage of a snail on canvas.

This week our star writers wrote fantastic acrostic poems about different mini beasts.

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Sticky web maker.

Pearcing black eight legged beast.

Ink coloured insect.

Dies when somebody stamps on it.

Eager to make a web.

Really super duper black.

 

Mega fast, never slow.

A ninja of stealth.

Natural ninja.

They are leaf cutters did you know?

Incredible creatures.

Super animal.

 

Frogs start as eggs.

Round eggs too.

Out pops a tadpole.

Growing arms and legs.